African Okuyi Punu Mourning Mask 2, Congo


This beautiful and simple Okuyi Punu Mourning Mask from the Congo area will be a lovely addition to your living space. Historically Punu masks were worn during ceremonial dancing by tribal members wearing very high stilts. The wearers of the mask represented beloved spirit ancestors, and the white Kaolin facial features were applied to the masks to link the dancer to the spiritual realm. Made for the marketplaces of Africa, this mask will be a lovely addition to your collection. 12.5" x 7" x 6"